The 888 Live Local poker series starts in late August

Energy Casino is one of the largest online poker rooms as they have a good chance to become a serious contender for PokerStars if they ps1managed to complete their acquisition of Party Poker & Bwin.

Meanwhile, they focus on expanding their customer base and provide existing members with new opportunities to consolidate their bankroll.

There is a upcoming tournament schedule for the last weekend of August and the details have already surfaced and are guaranteed to raise some eyebrows.

The tournament goes by the name of 888 Live Local poker series and action will unfold in Cyprus, with the Malpas Hotel and Casino acting as a gracious host. Those who travel to the island in the Mediterranean Sea will enjoy the complete experience of basking in sun, spending quality time at the swimming pools and play poker against the very best.

It is hard to turn down such a generous proposition and the fact that the buy ins can be a bit prohibitive shouldn’t be a major concern either.


The poker room make sure that there are plenty of side events that players can attend and only spend a three digit amount, while the main event remains the flagship tournament in the series. Action will start on August 28, which is Friday and will conclude two days later, so players will be able to return to their native countries on Monday.

This is not the first time that the casino hosts such a prominent series and past performance suggest that this year is going to be better than ever before.

Over the last couple of years, the number of participants has increased steadily and the reason for this constant expansion is that regular players have tagged along. This is not the kind of tournament that is aimed almost exclusively at professionals and highrollers, with the most expensive tournament being of only $550. The prospect of buying in for this amount and having a chance to claim a share of the guaranteed prize pool of $50,000 should bring in even more players.

The ones who are charged with organizing this event have announced that 888 many of the poker professionals that represent the brand have already announced their intention to participate. Many more will probably make a similar announcement in the remaining days and will be booking flights to Cyprus.